Joliet Catholic Academy

  • Joliet Catholic is a Roman Catholic college preparatory high school sponsored by the Carmelites and Joliet Franciscans to prepare young people for college and for life.
  • JCA has educated thousands of young adults in Joliet and its surrounding communities for over a century.
  • The Carmelites have been at JCA since 1933, and the Joliet Franciscans since 1869.
  • Academic excellence is one of the hallmarks of Joliet Catholic Academy, and students are well prepared to attend the college of their choice after moving through JCA's educational program.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students676 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Joliet Catholic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • New Lenox
    Grades: 9-12 | 1036 students
    10.3 miles
    1800 W Lincoln Hwy
    New Lenox, IL 60451
    (815) 485-2136
    10.3 9-12
    1036
  • Aurora
    Grades: 9-12 | 575 students
    20.2 miles
    1255 N Edgelawn Dr
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 907-0095
    20.2 9-12
    575
  • Aurora
    Grades: NS-12 | 645 students
    20.8 miles
    2255 Sullivan Road
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 892-1551
    20.8 NS-12
    645
  • Lisle
    Benet Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1330 students
    16.2 miles
    2200 Maple Ave
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (630) 719-2782
    16.2 9-12
    1330
  • Lombard
    Grades: 9-12 | 635 students
    22.2 miles
    19W070 16th Street
    Lombard, IL 60148
    (630) 627-6930
    22.2 9-12
    635

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